• Safety Awareness and Self Preparedness: Why do I train ?

    October 20, 2011

    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for stopping by here !

    This morning I have decided to write a brief post which is a postlude to what took place last night. We returned home from dinner and found our front door was slightly opened. Our immediate and natural reaction on our faces were “… oh shit!…” and the rest can only be described with a little heartbeat and suspense as the moments go by. Immediately, by the front door, I had my combat mindset put on and started to scan around and throughout front patio, and side yards as I told myself “… oh shit, I hope this does not go bad! I hope my son is okay inside !” My first words were: “Code Red” and “Plan A” as we have coordinated a “plan” when in emergency based on our Codes category. This was a serious “Code Red”, meaning scary stuff ahead of us. Our Plan A involves getting into our safety vaults for emergency protections, quick easy accessible to our safety weapons, including ear protections.  Once weapons of our choice were in our hands, we made sure they are fully loaded and ready for this life threatening situation, have extra magazines if necessary in easy access, such as your pants pockets. With combat mindset, I told myself I want to live. Whatever happens ahead for the next moments will be. I know that this is a scary thing to experience, clearing my own house. We had to clear the house, so in our Plan A, we had already instilled who goes to clear which room(s) in our house. The Teamworking in this type of event requires such essence in communication and action follow through. We are grateful for many years of safety training so that these type of emergency or life-threatening situation can become a learning habit. Self awareness training is essential for any aspects in our daily lives, simply because it enhances to the new level of awareness. It is a self preparedness in how you can guide your own experiences through your senses, thoughts, feelings, and intuition. It is a powerful connection that perhaps can save your life.

    “You are half as good in real situation as you are on the range training”

    They say ‘you are half as good as you are on the range training’ when you are in real emergency life-threatening situation. This is very true. Therefore, all the skills we have learned for many years have to be implemented in most successfully. Even the most skilled will encountered some type of adrenaline during this situation. I am talking about civilians as myself who have had the training for many years, and perhaps not those who are active duty military personnel or law enforcement who perform this as part of daily duties. That is why we train. We train simply because we want to take responsibility of ourselves, to improve our self awareness and become better person in life. Regardless which ‘shall state’ you live, whether you can carry conceal or not, the most important thing is to be able to know what to do to save your life and your loved ones from any type of threatening situations. This is why I train, either with or without firearms.

    So what is my “Plan A”?  Plans may differ in anyone, as depending on the levels of threats in a given circumstances or situations. Plans may also differ if you were to perform by yourself or as a team. Whatever the situation, you must always remember that the primary goal to any plans is simply to surviving the threats. Here are some of my personal tips in setting my “Plan A”:

    • Safety is a state of mind, so always be consciously alert of your surrounding at all times
    • Set a Plan – and a backup Plan, of any threatening situation
    • Awareness, awareness, awareness … of your surrounding, and any immediate threats
    • Personal safety is what we do before we find ourselves in potentially dangerous or violent situation
    • Self defense is what we do if our personal safety and preventative steps fail, where the “fight is on”
    • If situation becomes imminent, be ready mentally to fight using your ‘combat mindset’

    I will cover more in details in techniques and tools of safety awareness and self preparedness in next posts.  This post is merely concerning the reasons why I train.

    Thank you for visiting here and hope some of my personal experiences shared here were helpful! See you again next time on my next adventures …

  • Basic Preliminary Inspection & Safety before OHV Riding Season

    October 10, 2011

    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for stopping by and took time to watch this short brief video. It was such an amazing day being my first day out riding on my Polaris 500 Sportsman, the “Beast”, again. It was one of our best riding days. Perfect day to kick off riding season, with warm “Indian Summer” weather! Beautiful sunny blue sky at 71°F all day. Definitely I was grateful to be able to put more miles on my Beast and simply being outdoors!

    Photos courtesy by iDARE™.

    Basic Preliminary Checklist on 1st Day Riding on the Season

    Here I want to share with you some basic preliminary checklist on my 1st day riding for the season. Just like anything else I own, whether weapons, bikes, other hobby devices or vehicles, you must Maintain each individually with personal care & attention. You must treat them well according to each individual requirements and needs because you never know perhaps could save your life one day from serious injury … or worse ! Therefore, with that said, SAFETY is an important priority of it all. No exception.

    Checklist of mechanical & visual inspections:

    1. Batteryshould always be in Battery Tender for maintaining top quality performance
    2. Tire Pressuremust meet to your specific requirement according to your own make, model and size. Please revert to your Owner’s Manual.
    3. Valve adjustments – (we will cover this in more details during the regular maintenance schedule)
    4. Throttleensure of smooth operation, and make sure it does not get sticky or binding. If you experience stickiness or binding in the cable, please revert to your Owner’s Manual for proper Throttle Cable Lubrication.
    5. Oil & Filter Service - should be done prior to your 1st riding of the season, simply because it has been sitting idle during ‘off season’. Replace Oil Filter as per recommended based on your Owner’s Manual.
    6. Air Filter Service - I highly recommend replacing your ‘stock’ Air Filter with an after-market K&N air filter. The reasons are: a. better air filtration, b. reusable, meaning that you don’t have to purchase air filter each time you do service.
    7. Gas supply - should be replaced after 6 months, in order to help avoid inconsistent performance and therefore ensure smooth operation. Maintaining ‘fresh’ gas supply is essential and NO exception!
    8. Anti Freeze - as a general rule of thumb, Anti Freeze should be replaced once a year. However, I highly recommend to service and maintain overall cooling system, as required on your Owner’s Manual.
    9. Drive Belt - to prolong the life of drive belt, I highly recommend to start your vehicles in “Neutral”, instead of in “Park”; to spin belt freely when start in ‘neutral’ instead of in ‘park’ and won’t deteriorate or burn the belt too fast, and it is less friction on the starting system.

    Visual Inspection

    Visual inspection is also necessary prior to riding, because you may miss something you perhaps did not ‘see’ while performing mechanical maintenance. Simply walk around your vehicle, and perform visual detail check to ensure everything is in proper place, such as:

    • cables
    • hoses
    • exhaust system
    • nuts & bolts
    • wheels are in proper torque as per your Owner’s Manual

    For maintaining quality performance to all of my vehicles, although it costs a little more, but I use manufacturer’s brands, namely for my “Beast” Polaris Sportsman will be Polaris PS4 Plus Synthetic, and so on. Again, this is all a personal choice.

    For specific requirements, always revert to your Owner’s Manual !

    Please revert to your Owner’s Manual for details and specific requirements to your products.

    Safety Rules 101

    Another important Safety Rules 101:

    1. Must follow Rules and Requirements to any OHV trails. No exception.
    2. Always wear your safety Helmet and proper Riding gears at all times!
    3. Be responsible wherever you are. Be courteous to other riders.
    4. Wear bright colors, and put your Safety flag up !
    5. Maintain your lighting systems if riding at  night, or dark.

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  • Quick Weapon Cleaning and Review of the 4 Basic SAFETY Firearms Rules

    September 26, 2011

    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for visiting my Basic Survival website. It has been a while since I have shared my recent adventures and exciting activities. This summer has definitely passed by in front of us rather fast. Another summer filled with priceless memories and amazing experiences !

    As summer passed by, kids back to school, and fall begin with a 4-day Defensive Hand Gun training and CCW Renewal in Nevada desert. I brought my loyal travelling companion, a subcompact Glock 27 (.40 caliber).  Between the busy days of training and evenings in town for dinner, I managed to take time to clean my Glock, as well as another awesome Glock: Glock 21 (.45 ACP).

    Here is another video of Cleaning Glock 27: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oa6c_I7_Ls

    “Plan B” Glocks 21 (.45 ACP) and 27 (.40 caliber)

    The 4 Basic Safety Firearms Rules

    During the video taping, I purposely mentioned few times of the universal 4 Basic Safety Firearms Rules to make sure we remember this by heart when handling any types of weapons. As a gun owner, it has become our responsibility to know and remember these 4 basic rules at all times. No exception.  Therefore, I focused more on these basic safety rules than my weapon cleaning :)

    Safety Rule # 1: Always treat any firearms as if they are loaded at all times.

    Safety Rule # 2: Never let the Muzzle cover anything you are NOT willing to destroy.

    Safety Rule # 3: Keep your finger OFF the trigger, and trigger guard, in fact until you are fully ready to shoot.

    Safety Rule # 4: Be sure of your Target, what is aligned with your Target, what is around and behind your Target.

    These are universal rules and must apply at all times when you are handling any weapon, including when you are performing Dry Practice !

    Must know all 4 Basic Safety Rules at all times!

    Basic quick weapon cleaning and Review of the 4 Basic SAFETY Rules

    Here in this video, I share my personal way of quick cleaning of Glock 21 chambered in .45 ACP (Auto Colt Pistol). Took apart barrel, slide, spring, and frame. Used bore scrubber and hoppes’ 9 lubricant.  Never over lubricate when cleaning, simply because your weapon will attract more dirt and dust, especially in the desert ! For obvious safety, always be sure of your surrounding before cleaning any weapon. Apply Rule # 2: Never point your muzzle to anything that you are Not willing to destroy. Be safe when performing any weapon cleaning. I will cover in more details in my next Weapon Cleaning, Part 2. Hope it is helpful.

    Until then, thank you for watching this video as I will post some other ones soon !

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  • Weapon Cleaning Part 1: How Often Should You Clean Your Weapons?

    August 22, 2011

    Hi everyone,

    It has been awhile visiting here since my last post. Time does fly when you are having fun ! This summer has been filled with plenty of outdoors adventures and many new memories of awesomeness … Traditionally, everything outdoors except range times simply because of the heat and continue on in the Fall season, when a little better weather permits than that of scorching heat.

    My last training spent in the desert in late Spring of May this year: Precision Rifle training. One of my favorite trainings. Not only I have learned new techniques and skills, but also it has taken me to a different level of my firearms knowledge and experiences. The skills in adjusting scope to determine MOA by elevation, windage, temperature, humidity, environment ~ What is the Wind Value? full or half or quarter?do you see mirage around your target? what is the barometer pressure? when do you decide to take that shot? And you better make that shot, because you know it is ONE SHOT ONE KILL !
    I can not wait to take this class again soon ! (this is an advanced course and only being offered in limited time ~ twice a year!)

    “Dirty” Bore vs “Clean” Bore shots

    Considering I have not cleaned my PSS since last Precision Rifle training in May, yes I considered this as “dirty” bore. Many argues that you must clean your weapon each time you shot a round and know what is your “clean” bore shot looks like. But on the oher hand, many are concerned too much cleaning may ‘damage’ bore. What do you think?

    As we all know, dirty weapons can cause misfires, jams, and other malfunctions. It is your full responsibility to clean them.

    Her target : “Dirty” Bore (have not cleaned it sinceou  May since last PR training) and 1st 3 were on left (a couple inches from center) using PSS 700 .223 It was an awkard angle position not in prone, on table with Bipod. Wind rate about 12-15 miles quarter value @ 8 o’clock

    His target (on top right):  “Rapid Fire” shots under 4 seconds, average of 2 shots per seconds using M1A springfield supermatch .308

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    Weapon Cleaning is a personal experience

    This weekend, I am cleaning my weapon that was used for that class, my favorite Precision Rifle: PSS 700 Remington bolt action. Optics: Leupold Veri-X 3-9x33mmSierra MatchKing 0.224″ 69grMuzzle velocity (fps) 2800Position: Table, BipodDistance: 100 yds and 400 yds
    Concerns: I was not using prone position, therefore being set on table with bipod had its aggravation and challenges. This was definitely NOT a precision shooting. I was there to give a few slightly “Rapid Fire” rounds from my “dirty” bore and clean it with care before I use it again for next training in the Fall / Winter.

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    … So How Often Should You Clean Your Weapon?

    This is entirely up to you. As a responsible gun owner, it becomes your responsibility to know the condition of your own weapon at all time ! Not only you must know the condition of your weapon, but also know how to maintain it.  So, how often should you clean your weapon? It can be done each time you shoot a round? or maybe after a long day training? maybe only after few hundreds round shot? … Again, only you know the answer to this question. Weapon is a personal thing, and must be treated individually, with respect.

    “Field-Stripping” vs. Traditional Cleaning

    I am not a military personnel as I can only imagine what it takes to clean any weapons at war zones. Often they don’t have much time to clean weapons so “field-stripping” is the only option. “Field-Stripping” is simpler than the elaborated maintenance cleaning, it does not require disassemble and reassemble weapons. It is simply a quick dust-off and lube. As for the elaborated cleaning requires a little more time and complete care. For a soldier in combative environment, cleaning and maintaining the conditions of weapons become major priority, means life or death. From the basic training to combative war zone environment, soldiers are trained that their weapons are their only means of survival. They must know the fundamentals of cleaning and maintaining their weapons at any given time. As a trained civilians, I would like to adapt the same mentality to any of my weapons: mental preparation as if these are my only means of survival. Must know the conditions of your weapons at any given time.

    Below picture is a classic example of ‘field stripping’, which was taken during my Rifle training where I had to strip it down for a quick lube clean to make sure it operates well again. It took only few minutes to disassemble my rifle, quick lube, and reassemble, and I was back out on the range to continue my training !

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    Treat Weapon as Individually … and with Respect

    I don’t know about you, but since my years of firearms experiences I have developed habit of taking care of any weapons I own and train with. Just like everything else I own and like, I am grateful for so I treat and take care of them well. I treat my weapon with extensive care and love, and more so I treat any weapons as individually. It is after all a personal affair between my weapon and I. I like to clean my weapons everytime after I use and train with them.

    Weapon Cleaning is an easy task and cheap insurance

    Not only weapon cleaning is simply a cheap insurance to your training, but it is just so easy, simple and quick habit. It takes few minutes to disassemble these weapons, lube, oil, dry, pat with love, and reassemble it all back together, to get it all ready for the next use of training or life threatening event …

    So, when questions asked such as “How often should you clean your weapons?” I would answer that in personal way and should be individually treated.

    Stay tuned, for “Weapon Cleaning” Part 2: Detailed Steps of Disassemble and Reassemble Rifle.

     

    Until then, be safe and watch your 6.

    See you soon at the range !

     

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  • Evolution of Technology: “Inline 4″ vs “90° V-Twin” engines on Streetbikes

    July 25, 2011

    Hi everyone,

    Hope you all are having fun and staying hydrated this summer ! Time does fly when you are having fun. Summer is a perfect riding season!

    Evolution of Technology: Dirtbikes and Streetbikes engines

    Recently, I mentioned briefly the basic differences on stroke engines of dirt bikes. At this time, I would like to point out the basic differences of engine designs in street bikes: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000 and 2007 Suzuki SV1000S.

    1980 KZ1000 “Inline 4″ vs. 2007 SV1000S “90° V-Twin”

    Both are 4-stroke engines and has same type of internal combustion chambers, but are different in motor designs and configurations. The old, classic 1980 KZ1000 with custom turbo engine runs with “inline 4″ meaning it has 4 cylinders or pistons while 2007 SV1000S runs in 90 degree V-Twin that has 2 cylinders. V-Twin engine simply means it has more torque at lower RPM range because of the configuration of the motor design.

    Kawasaki KZ1000


     

     

    Suzuki SV1000S


     

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  • Basic Oil Service: 1980 Sea Ray

    Hi everyone,

     

    It has been a while since I have been able to join and connect with you all again. Time flies when you are having fun. Summer has just packed with many outdoor adventures already. And before you know it, we are only a month and half away from Back-To-School. Let’s make the best of what is left in our Summer.

    Last weekend, we decided to take Sea Ray out for her ocean ride.  Originally, we wanted to take her out fishing to outer islands, namely Anacapa or even Santa Cruz islands. Before doing so, we always want to make sure she (old 1980 Sea Ray) won’t get too cranky. So we decided to give her some basic Love, Care and Attention: Oil Service, Tires check and simply basic maintenance before we take her out on water.

    She is pulled by a single outboard 260-Mercruiser that already has good-times years of mileage :D and as its tri angle shaped which represent on its meaning of BOAT: Break Out Another Thousands. Her fuel tank capacity of 70 gallons cruise about 20-25 knots with only 3-4 MPG compromise with her weight stability on water.

    Here are basic items needed:

    • 6-quarts liquid engineered Oil
    • Filter
    • Degreaser
    • funnel

    Here are simple basic maintenance service prior to taking her out on water:

    Step 1: Drain the old oil

    Step 2: Fill in new oil

    Step 3: Recycle old oil

    Step 4: Test power engine with running water, after oil service

    Step 5: Tires pressure check. Standard is 50PSI. Acceptable front tires to be 45 PSI, and back tires 42 PSI.

    Step 6: Grease bearings for smooth lubrication

    Step 7: Electrical inspection, namely Trailer lights, cable connectors, etc

    Step 8: Mechanical inspection

    Step 9: Safety equipments ! namely floaters, marine radios

    Step 10: always good to have extra batteries for these Safety equipments !!

     

    Oil Service with Liquid Engineering oil !

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUWDLP4czl8

    this is where you will need that Degreaser Spray to avoid and remove any leakage residues

    SAVE Our PLANET: RECYCLE ! It is our responsibility as good law abiding citizens to recycle all.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_Xpx7MktH4

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLYK8U-6Yt0

    Tires pressure check & Greasing the Bearings for smooth lubrication:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_2vd48KY8s

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVzCCDJ7RXM

    Standard is 50 PSI. Here front tires are kept at 45 PSI, and back tires are ok @ 42 PSI.

    “malfunction” electrical drill, aka “out of battery”:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGt_155tLcA

     

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  • Evolution of Technology: 2-stroke vs 4-stroke engines (Video HD)

     

    Hi everyone,

     

    Here is a brief video explaining difference between 2-stroke vs 4-stroke motors engines. Feel free to leave me your comments, suggestions, or thoughts you may have.  Hope to hear from you soon!

     

     

     

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  • Evolution of Technology: 2-stroke vs 4-stroke engines

    Hi everyone!

     

    Thanks for joining me again! Here is a brief pointer of the difference in 2-stroke with 4-stroke engines. In early 90′s, when these types of engines were originally created (before they became “dinosaurus” today), the 4-stroke technology was not like what it is today! Here is the greatest display of evolution in technology of CR500 and CRF450: both are designed with same purpose: motorcross dirtbiking,yet each has different configuration in its internal combustion chamber. Both are simply awesome machines!

    For more details in brief discussion on this topic, please watch my video :)

    See you on Riding trails soon !

     

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  • 2-Stroke CR500: Removing off Tire

    June 15, 2011

    Good morning all !

    Hope this “June Gloom” will be passing through and over soon as we all be ready for warm Summer filled with new adventures and fun.
    CR500 is one of the true BEASTS on dirt I have not seen our 2-stroke CR500 putting new miles on dirt since few years back during a 4-day Sierra Safari ride (a 400+ miles loop trail from Mammoth – Bridgeport – Hawthorne – Nevada). That was way back in 2006.  This beast has definitely seen lots of wild adventures and bewilderness.  No wonder we take very good care of it and well-maintained… just like any other of our hobby toys. Unfortunately, this has become our only 2-stroke of all of our enduros or dirtbikes collection. And yes, he completed this simple minor task of which he took the challenge on completing under 5-minutes ! He completed it clean at 1 minute 4 seconds! whoaa. Obviously, my skilled experienced CaveMan has done this many many years since way back when of many tires removed from more than 1/2 dozens bikes … Good job!

     

    2-stroke vs. 4-stroke

    One of the greatest thing that any dirtbikes have ever created is a 2-stroke engine! Many of you experienced dirtbikers would perhaps disagree with me, but I personally feel older 2-stroke configuration  has higher performance than any newer 4-stroke models. With that said, perhaps back in the days early 1990′s, 2-stroke technology was probably the hottest thing ever created. We should probably thank the gov official folks who mandate certain of too many things for technology in OHV community to become advanced as manufacturers have to follow throughout years.

    The difference of these strokes are simply based on configuration of their internal combustion chamber.Therefore, one of the main difference is that 2-stroke requires Oil & Gas mix because it has to lubricate the top end, while 4-stroke only runs on straight gasoline.These engines have different configuration specifications and parts within their internal combustion. The 2-stroke runs its process cycle in one revolution of the crankshaft ~ up and down stroke of the Piston ~ compared to twice number revolutions for the 4-stroke engine.

    The 2-stroke has:

    • Suction / Push
    • Compression
    • Power

    Although the 2-stroke still has Oil Sump, it does not pump to the Top End simply because there is nothing on Top End to be lubricated. Moreover, 2-stroke fires everytime Piston on top of the strokes. So that is simply why it has to run on Oil & Gas mix because the Top End has already been lubricated this mix. On the other hand, 4-stroke only fires Every Other time to Piston, since Top End does not have to be lubricated.
    The 4-stroke has:

    • Pull
    • Compression
    • Power
    • Exhaust

    Nevertheless, 4-stroke engine bikes equip with many moving parts far advanced than any of the “dinosaurus” 2-strokes. Sad but true. Personally I still love seeing original 2-strokes on any dirt with its distinctive loud noise, … any time!

    See you on Riding trails soon !

    using this tool to cut handle bar after we mount tire on this Beast

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  • Suzuki 200cc: “wet” spark plug

    Hi everyone!

    Just wanting to stop by briefly to add a short video from last week where I had to change this “wet” spark plug into my Dirtbike since it stalled while I was starting it up. It was not a “cold” start at the time, so I figured it was not any parts that were causing it. One of many few things I checked is from my normal routine of start check: choke, reservoir, clunk, gas, clutch. My Beast started for the first 15 minutes or so and it suddenly died down. I started to move my bike back and forth to see if my gas tank is low from last time I rode it. Good advice is to never leave your gas tank completely empty! Always leave at least 1/2 empty for next ride :) which I will tell you why because not only it is good for maintaining your bike but also good for any emergency purpose.

    Good simple habits can save lives !

    One of which older stories I share with friends is one that happened during earthquake happened in early 1990′s. The unfortunate earthquake was devastating that just crippled everything from no electricity, all streets were shut down, traffic was unbearable, to using any means of transportation.  The only way to get around quick and easy was our bikes! It was good thing these bikes were always left with “gas happy” tanks and ready to ride anytime.

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    Back to our “wet” spark plug: I realize because it has not been ridden for a while, the spark plug got a little ‘wet” from moisture. It was good that I always keep spare spark plugs around. I had to change one that day. Once a fresh DR8EA installed, my bike started immediately. I let him sit idle running for the next 15 minutes as I was happy again hearing its loud noise.

    Stay tuned for more of my “Solitudes & Adventures” and feel free to drop me your comments, thoughts, or just anything you like!

    See you at riding trails soon!

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  • “June Gloom” @ 5,000ft elevation

    Hello everyone !
    I truly apologize for not being able to write so often on this forum … As we all know “June Gloom” has been hanging around us for these last couple weekends.I decided to take my 400cc Beast for some cool trail cruising to check out the “June Gloom” clouds overcasting local mountain views. It was an almost perfect weather for riding, except for the high gusty wind! The weather was perfect sunny 69°F with about 35mph gusty wind, and up to 40-45mph wind on higher elevation. The highest we rode was approximately 5000ft elevation. Very windy ! As we took our lunch break, the high wind got even wilder … it was a bit nuisance! So we decided to head back down.
    Lunch of Shrimps Coctail, Smoked Turkey sandwich, and Mini Pizzas

    It can never get better than having Shrimps Cocktail (fresh from the market that morning!) smothered by freshly squeezed lemons from our own garden with Cocktail sauce, served with Smoked Turkey sandwiches and Mini Pizzas.It was definitely a serenity in style! I was doing my YOGA asanas and leg stretches after lunch, while my CaveMan was soaking in the sun ! Absolutely gorgeous day ! Definitely a real Rx for any stress and forgetting the world behind us … at least for moments!

    See you soon at riding trails !

    Bon Appétit …

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    more challenging trails …

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